Disney confronted some unreasonable criticism after they included a homosexual character of their Beauty & The Beast live-action remake. The film nonetheless smashed the field workplace, turning into the 14th highest grossing movie of all time. The homosexual character (LeFou, the villain Gaston’s side-kick) had little display time to show his sexuality although. He dances with a male at one level within the film and is recommended to have a romantic crush on Gaston, however apart from that, his sexuality is not touched on. Disney was simply dipping their toes within the water with that one apparently, as a result of the Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt starring Jungle Cruise will function an overtly homosexual character popping out.
As reported by TMZ, a take a look at screening of the movie happened final week and it contains a scene the place Jack Whitehall’s character comes out to Dwayne Johnson’s character. The solely challenge with the scene that has been reported is that Whitehall does not ever really point out that he is homosexual. Whitehall performs McGregor and Johnson performs Frank. At one level McGregor tells Frank that his mother and father have tried to rearrange marriages for him with ladies, however he isn’t interested by ladies in any respect. The movie relies prior to now, so the organized marriages and worry of homosexuality tie into the timeline. McGregor continues on to reference his sister, Emily Blunt’s character, as being the individual within the household that accepts him irrespective of who he loves. The apparent nod to his sexuality obtained a heat response from the gang, though many puzzled why Disney tip-toed round utilizing the phrase “homosexual.”